The third season of Creative Minds Lecture Series brings leaders, experts and pioneers in a wide range of fields to share their wisdom in open, community-wide forums in Savannah. This annual speaker series is designed to stimulate dialogue and spark debate about important issues that affect us all. The March lecture, The Future of Islam: Toward the Islamic Reformation features Reza Aslan on Wednesday, March 12, 2008 at 6:30p.m. In his discussion, Aslan will explore the future of Islam in an ever-changing world.
Reza Aslan, an internationally-acclaimed writer and scholar of world religions, serves as a regular commentator for NPRs Marketplace and as a Middle East analyst for CBS News. His first book, No God but God: The Origins, Evolution, and Future of Islam, has been translated into half a dozen languages, was short-listed for The Guardian (UK) First Book Award, and nominated for a PEN USA Award for Research Non-Fiction.
All events held in Jelks Auditorium at Savannah Country Day School, 824 Stillwood Drive.
Individual tickets $8 advance purchase, $10 at the door, ($5 for students, seniors and military).
Due to the possibility of sell out events, seats not occupied by 6:25 p.m. will be released to a waiting list.
Media Sponsor: Savannah Morning News, Barbour Point/Salt Creek LLC, Mimi Harben Daniel Cay, Convention Consultants, Mr. W. Barron Crawford III, Celia Dunn Sothebys International Realty, Jane and Ed Feiler, Levy Jewelers, J.C. Lewis Foundation, Courtney Knight Gaines Foundation, John A. and Ruth E. Long Foundation, Charles and Rosalie Morris, Mr. and Mrs. Howard J. Morrison, Jr./Mary Lane Morrison Foundation, One-Stop Remodeling, River Street Sweets Ray and Nellie Schmidt Lecture Fund.
For information, call (912) 961-8828, or visit www.savcds.org.